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1.HastheGPStrackingdevicebeentestedandapprovedforsale
inAustralia?

GPStrackingdevicesmustbetestedtostrictinternationalstandardsand
mustbecertifiedbyACMA(TheAustralianTelecommunicationsandMedia
Authority).Severepenaltiesapplyforbuying,sellingorusingunauthorized
products.AlwayscheckfortheA-Tickmarkandcertificationnumberonany
GPStrackingdeviceyouareconsideringtobuy.IntelliTrac’sA-Ticknumberis
N13468.

2.DoestheGPStrackingdevicetransmitdatausingtheTelstra
NextG850/2100MHZ,4G-LTEand4G-CATM1networks?

GPStrackingdevicesobtaintheirlocationusingtheGPSsatellitesystem and
sendtheirlocationtoacentralserverusingthemobilephonedatanetworks.

Thereismuchconfusioninthemarketasmostdevicessoldoperateonthe3G
or4GGSM networks.ManyGPStrackingcompaniesconfusethe4GLTEand
4GCatM1Networks.4GCatM1isspecificallyimplementedbyTelstraforM2M
(MachinetoMachine)andIoT(InternetofThings)deviceswhichincludeGPS
Trackingdevices.

SomeoverseascompaniesoperatinginAustraliaprovideaninternational
roamingsim cardwithintheirdevices.Thissim cardmayseem advantageous
asitcanroam acrossallnetworksincludingTelstra,OptusandVodafone.The
realityisthatdataroamingacrossmultipleinternationalnetwork“hops”is
sometimesslowandunreliable,meaningyourGPStrackingdatacangodown
atanytimefordays.Forexample,yourGPSdatamaybesentacrossmany
“carriers”fromAustraliatoHongKongtoIndia,London,NewYorkandthenoff
toSanFranciscowheretheGPScompanyhasitsdatacentre.Anyoccasional
weaklinksacrossthenetworkwillmeanyouwillbeusinganunreliablesystem.

AtIntelliTracwealwaysprovidelocalsim cardsineverycountryweoperatein.
WithinAustraliawesupplyTelstraM2M Sim Cardsaspartofourmonthlyfees,
sothereisnoneedforyoutoworryaboutexcessdatausage,billshockoryour
servicenotbeingprovidedfirstclasstreatmentonarguablyAustralia’sbest
coveragenetwork.
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